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Faculty

The Institute’s co-directors lead a team of program faculty, who are experts representing various disciplines, and international faculty, who contribute expertise and actual fellowship experience.

Co-Directors

William P. Burdick, M.D., M.S.Ed., Memoona Hasnain, M.D., M.H.P.E., Ph.D., and Rashmi Vyas, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.H.P.E., are the Co-Directors of the FAIMER Institute.

2017 Faculty

Faculty members are professional leadership development and health professions educators who possess expertise in various disciplines.

Eliana Amaral, M.D., Ph.D.

Eliana Amaral, M.D., Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2003 Fellow
Co-Director, Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute
Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Brazil

Charles R.B. Beckmann, M.D., M.H.P.E.

Thomas Jefferson Medical College (retired)
United States

Valdes Roberto Bollela, M.D., Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2006 Fellow
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto da
Univesidade de São Paulo (FMRP-USP)

James BonTempo, M.S.

Jhpiego
United States

John R. Boulet, Ph.D.

FAIMER
United States
Emmanuel Cassimatis, M.D.

Emmanuel Cassimatis, M.D.

FAIMER
United States
Jugesh Chhatwal, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Jugesh Chhatwal, M.B.B.S., M.D.

FAIMER Institute 2007 Fellow
Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
India

Francois Cilliers, M.B.,Ch.B., M.Phil.(Higher Education), Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2004 Fellow
University of Cape Town
South Africa
James Degnan, Ph.D.

James Degnan, Ph.D.

Temple University (retired)
United States

Gail Furman, Ph.D., M.S.N.

Clinical Skills Evaluation Collaboration
United States

Janet Grant, Ph.D.

The Centre for Medical Education
in Context (CenMEDIC)
United Kingdom

Ralf Rundgren Graves, M.S.

FAIMER
United States

James A. Hallock, M.D.

FAIMER
United States

Paul Hilt, M.B.A.

Hilt & Associates
United States
Erik Langenau, D.O., M.S.

Erik Langenau, D.O., M.S.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
United States
Henry Lin, M.D.

Henry Lin, M.D.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
United States
Longjian Liu, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (LSHTM)

Longjian Liu, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (LSHTM)

Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health
Drexel College of Medicine
United States
Katherine Margo, M.D.

Katherine Margo, M.D.

University of Pennsylvania
United States

Page S. Morahan, Ph.D.

FAIMER
United States

John J. Norcini, Ph.D.

FAIMER
United States

Cheryl Portwood, M.S.N., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C.

Drexel University College
of Nursing and Health Professions
United States
James Portwood, Ph.D.

James Portwood, Ph.D.

Temple University
United States
Vijay Rajput, M.D.

Vijay Rajput, M.D.

Ross University School of Medicine
United States

Mary Beth Scallen, M.F.A.

People’s Light & Theatre
United States
Henal Shah, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Henal Shah, M.B.B.S., M.D.

FAIMER Institute 2008 Fellow
Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital
India
Wagdy Talaat, M.D., Ph.D.

Wagdy Talaat, M.D., Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2007 Fellow
Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University
Egypt
Muhammad Tariq, M.B.B.S.

Muhammad Tariq, M.B.B.S.

FAIMER Institute 2009 Fellow
Aga Khan University
Pakistan
Ara Tekian, Ph.D., M.H.P.E.

Ara Tekian, Ph.D., M.H.P.E.

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
United States
Nancy Tkacs, Ph.D., R.N.

Nancy Tkacs, Ph.D., R.N.

University of Southern California
United States

Marta van Zanten, Ph.D., M.Ed.

FAIMER
United States

Donna Weiss, Ph.D.

Temple University
United States

Ray Wells, Ph.D.

FAIMER
United States

Marygrace Zetkulic, M.D., M.B.A.

St. Peter’s University Hospital
United States
Zhongfang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Zhongfang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

CMB-CMU-FAIMER Regional Institute 2013 Fellow
Shantou University Medical College
China
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[last update: February 27, 2017]